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Coronavirus news: overview of the package of measures to absorb the economic consequences

21 March 2020
On 20 March 2020, the Swiss Federal Council approved a comprehensive package of measures totalling CHF 32 billion to cushion the economic consequences of the spread of the coronavirus.

COVID-19, RSM engaged to assist you

19 March 2020
Dear Clients, We hope all of you are safe and sound, and in good health during these troubled times. RSM’s spirit lies in entrepreneurship, as a common adventure shared by a community made up of our employees and clients, The current situation is...

Hidden tax benefits with real estate

6 March 2020
Pascal Sigrist
When it comes to taxes, property owners have more room to maneuver. In contrast to tenants and those who keep their savings in the bank or in the form of cash, they have several advantageous options. At the same time, there are also pitfalls that...

Brexit: what’s next regarding Swiss and UK social security coordination?

17 February 2020
Augustin de La Chapelle
On February 1st, 2020, the Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK entered into force and brings Brexit to life.

Amendment of the Federal Act on Equality between Women and Men

12 February 2020
On 14 December 2018, Parliament adopted an amendment to the Equality Act. According to this amendment, companies with 100 or more employees (full-time positions without apprentices) are obliged to carry out a wage equality analysis.

2020 quotas set for work permit & recognized language certificates

23 January 2020
Augustin de La Chapelle
If the work permit quotas have increased in 2019 to address employment shortages, the Swiss Federal Council has decided to apply exactly the same quotas for 2020. Non-EU/EFTA will be subject to quotas of 4’500 long-term B-permits and 4’000 short-...

Restricted admission to the Swiss labor market for foreign nationals in some sectors since 2020

23 January 2020
Augustin de La Chapelle
As of January 1st, 2020, there is an extended job notification requirements in sectors with trigger level of 5% unemployment rate.

Harnessing the potential of Africa’s supply chain and logistics sector

8 January 2020
It is estimated that by 2030, Africa will have a population of 1.7 billion with more than half of them residing in seven countries: Nigeria, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Tanzania, Kenya and South Africa. 

Increase in AHV contributions in Switzerland from 1 January 2020

6 January 2020
Thomas Laube
The AHV wage contribution in Switzerland will increase from 8.4 to 8.7%. This means that the AHV/IV/EO contribution rate increases from 10.25 to 10.55%. Employer and employee continue to share the 1st pillar contributions equally. This adjustment is...

2020 - Putting people at the heart of transformation

23 December 2019
When it comes to business related parlance, the buzzwords dominating most current conversations include “digital”, “technology”, “innovation” and “Artificial Intelligence (AI)”. But are we in danger of forgetting that behind every technological or...

Agile management - a growing priority for modern businesses

11 December 2019
We all aspire to be agile – to be able to move quickly and easily, to think and understand rapidly. Who wants to be seen as slow and clumsy?

RSM Congratulates Tyler Duncan, Winner of the 10th Annual RSM Classic

27 November 2019
Duncan earns first PGA TOUR victory in sudden-death playoff In a sudden-death playoff, Duncan sank a birdie on the second hole to beat Webb Simpson and take home the trophy, finishing the last two holes in regulation play with two birdies. Duncan is...

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